Veterinary analysis request

Sciensano performs biological analyses for identification of pathogens in animals.

How to request a veterinary analysis?

  1. Fill in the request form
  2. Prepare your shipment. A package must contain:
    1. A paper copy of the request form
    2. correctly identified samples with sturdy and watertight packaging. Highly virulent pathogenic agents require special packaging!
  3. Send your package to the address indicated on the request form.

Samples which don’t comply with transport regulation will be destroyed.

The turnaround time only includes the maximum number of working days required for the laboratory analyses. Administrative processing (1 to 2 working days) is not included.

Species Disease Analysis name Material(s) Accreditation Turnaround time (in days) Analysis performed on Price Contact person(s) URL to form(s)
Detection of botulinum toxins (reference method in vivo) compost, Feed samples, Food, Food samples, Serum, Veterinary Samples No 10 On request
Identifcatie species No Not applicable On request
HEV virus detection by qPCR Serum No 14 On request
Detection of C. perfringens enterotoxin (PET-RPLA) Human Samples, strain
7 On request
Avian thyphoid Salmonellosis Rapid agglutination Pullorose Lyophilized serum, Serum No 5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 1.30 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, Pierre.Wattiau@sciensano.be Link to forms
Botulism Detection of C. botulinum (in vivo reference method) animal sample No 15 234.10 € botulisme@sciensano.be
Botulism Detection of botulinum toxins animal sample No 10 124.80 € botulisme@sciensano.be
Botulism Detection of neurotoxigenic Clostridium botulinum and related (realtime PCR) animal sample No 15 234.10 € botulisme@sciensano.be
Campylobacteriosis Detection Campylobacter faeces
9 43.70 € foodmicro@sciensano.be
Campylobacteriosis Campylobacter ID strain
5 26.00 € foodmicro@sciensano.be
Campylobacteriosis MIC Campylobacter strain
Not applicable 41.60 € foodmicro@sciensano.be
Chlamydiosis PCR Chlamydophila abortus Abomasum, Abomasum contents, After-birth, Biological material, Bronchial rince, Cotyledon, Fetus, Heart, Kidney, Liver, Master Seed Virus, Nasal swab, Organ, Pancreas, Spleen, Swab, Vaginal swab No 5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 44.20 € david.fretin@sciensano.be, marcella.mori@sciensano.be Link to forms
Clostridium Toxinotype of C. perfringens (realtime PCR) animal sample, strain No 15 156.00 € botulisme@sciensano.be
Clostridium Isolation and identification Clostridium spp. Bacterial strain, Bone meal, Chicken droppings, Crop contents, End product, Feces, Fertlizer, Fischmeal, Food, Intestine, Jejunum, Kitchen waste, Liver, Meal, Meat meal, Mud, Pellet, Pool organs, Raw material, Seed, Treated feces, Water No 1 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 26.80 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, Pierre.Wattiau@sciensano.be Link to forms
Clostridium MIC C. perfringens Strains No 40 50.00 € foodmicro@sciensano.be
Clostridium chauvoei Isolation and identification Clostridium chauvoei End product, Fertlizer, Intestine, Kidney, Liver, Mud, Raw material, Seed, Spleen, Water No 1 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 26.80 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, Pierre.Wattiau@sciensano.be Link to forms
Colibacillosis Serotyping E.coli Bacterial strain No 5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 13.70 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, Pierre.Wattiau@sciensano.be Link to forms
Colibacillosis Antibiotics sensitivity test ESBl (2nd pannel)
15 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 0.00 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, Pierre.Wattiau@sciensano.be Link to forms
Contagious epidymitis Complement fixation test Brucella ovis Serum No 5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 21.80 € david.fretin@sciensano.be, marcella.mori@sciensano.be Link to forms
E. coli sequencing ESBL strain
Not applicable 132.00 € foodmicro@sciensano.be
E. coli MIC E.coli ESBL strain
Not applicable 38.76 € foodmicro@sciensano.be
E. coli MIC E. coli strain
Not applicable 37.50 € foodmicro@sciensano.be
E. coli PFGE strain No 35 On request foodmicro@sciensano.be
E. coli detection E. coli ESBL EU faeces
8 52.00 € foodmicro@sciensano.be
E. coli sequencing AmpC strain
Not applicable 132.00 € foodmicro@sciensano.be
E. coli AmpC ID strain No 35 41.60 € foodmicro@sciensano.be
E. coli ESBL PCR ID strain No Not applicable 62.40 € foodmicro@sciensano.be
Electron microscopy Negative staining No 100 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 60.30 € Link to forms
Electron microscopy Ultrafine sections No 100 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 120.30 € Link to forms
Enterococci Isolation Enterococcus Agar plate, End product, Fertlizer No 2 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 11.80 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, Pierre.Wattiau@sciensano.be Link to forms
Flavivirus Detection of Flavivirus RNA by qPCR Blood/CSF No 7 57.00 € virologie@sciensano.be
General bacteriology Anaerobia isolation Brain, Fetus, Ganglia, Jejunum, Kidney, Lung, Nasal discharge, Nasal swab, Puncture fluid, Spleen, Swab No 1 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 13.20 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, Pierre.Wattiau@sciensano.be Link to forms
General bacteriology Anaerobia identification Fetus, Ganglia, Jejunum, Lumpy Skin OBP, Lung, Nasal discharge, Nasal swab, Puncture fluid, Spleen, Swab No 1 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 16.40 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, Pierre.Wattiau@sciensano.be Link to forms
Haemorrhagic viral disease Hemagglutination (serologie Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease) No 1 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 82.00 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, Pierre.Wattiau@sciensano.be Link to forms
Hepatitis Genotyping of HEV virus Serum No 30 On request virologie@sciensano.be
Infectious diseases (haemadsorbant virus, cythopathogenic virus) Presence of virus Stimufol No 4 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 0.00 € Link to forms
Listeriosis Serology Listeria Serum No 7 62.40 € caroline.rodeghiero@sciensano.be, Isabelle.Desombere@sciensano.be
Listeriosis Serotyping by slide agglutination strain
10 31.20 € Listeria@sciensano.be
Listeriosis PCR identification and serotyping strain
10 100.00 € Listeria@sciensano.be
Listeriosis Antimicrobial susceptibility strain
15 60.00 € Listeria@sciensano.be
Listeriosis Bacterial identification strain
10 38.00 € Listeria@sciensano.be
Listeriosis Pulsed field Gel electrophoresis strain
20 50.00 € Listeria@sciensano.be
Lyssavirus Lyssavirus species sequencing Nervous tissue, Nervous tissue/CSF/saliva
15 57.00 € rabies@sciensano.be
Methicillin resistant staph. aureus Antibiotics sensitivity test MRSA Bacterial strain
3 Monday, Tuesday 49.20 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, Pierre.Wattiau@sciensano.be Link to forms
Methicillin resistant staph. aureus MLST MRSA No 2 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 670.30 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, Pierre.Wattiau@sciensano.be Link to forms
Methicillin resistant staph. aureus PCR 398 MRSA No 2 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 0.00 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, Pierre.Wattiau@sciensano.be Link to forms
Methicillin resistant staph. aureus Identification PCR MRSA Bacterial strain, Pool maximum 20 nasal swabs No 2 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 0.00 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, Pierre.Wattiau@sciensano.be Link to forms
Methicillin resistant staph. aureus Spa-typing MRSA No 2 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 0.00 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, Pierre.Wattiau@sciensano.be Link to forms
Mold Identification of yeasts and moulds with MALDI-TOF MS strain No 10 62 € bccm.ihem@sciensano.be
Mold Antifungal resistance testing strain
7 156€ bccm.ihem@sciensano.be

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